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PAKISTAN: Alternative Imag(in)ings of the Nation State

Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christina Oesterheld, and Ayesha Asif

This edited volume combines academic and journalistic writings on Pakistan’s literature, non-Muslim life-worlds, and popular culture. The book brings together national and international authors from fields of literary studies, anthropology, and cultural studies to critique solidified imaginings of the nation state.

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About the Editors

Jürgen Schaflechner is Assistant Professor at the Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Christina Oesterheld studied Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit in Berlin. She did a doctorate with a thesis on three novels by the Urdu writer, Qurratulain Hyder. From 1990 until 2018, she taught Urdu at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Ayesha Asif studied South Asian studies at the University of Heidelberg with a major in political science and history. She is an independent scholar who has worked on various projects on the socio-political aspects of Pakistan.

PKR 1,260
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ISBN 9780190701314
Weight in kg 0.365
Rights World
Year of Publication 2020
Binding Paperback
Pages 404

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